Canon 1, section 15, all resolutions presented to Council for action must be in writing and must be presented to the Secretary of the Diocese (The Rev. David Read) no later than December 31 prior to Council: December 31, 2015 for the 2016 Council. Any resolution presented later than December 31 will not be considered by Council unless two-thirds of Council vote to consider said resolution. Additionally, any resolution dealing with “serious moral issues that deeply concern national or international affairs” must be submitted to the Secretary before December 31 and must be printed and in the hands of delegates no less than one week prior to the convening of Council.
Any resolution regarding the altering or amending of diocesan canons must be presented to the Committee on Constitution and Canons and to the Chancellor of the diocese no later than December 31 prior to Council.
If appropriate, please provide an explanation of the history and purpose of the resolution.
All 2016 resolutions, received before December 31, 2015 once reviewed by the Committee on Constitutions and Canons, will be displayed as a PDF file below. Minor adjustments to text are possible and would be presented at Council.